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DFA urges OFWs in 3 Ebola-hit African states to come home

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Department of Foreign Affairs building. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Filipinos in three Ebola virus-stricken West African states have been urged by the Philippine government to come home even if the government has assessed their chances of contracting the deadly disease to be “small.”

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DBM releases P50M for repatriation of OFWs in ‘troubled Middle East’

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OFWs from LIbya. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Tuesday said it has released an additional P50 million to the Department of Foreign Affairs for the continued repatriation of Filipinos in Libya, Syria, Iraq and Gaza.

Posted: November 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino discusses sea dispute in bilateral talks with APEC heads of state

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Benigno Aquino III

Although the territorial dispute between the Philippines and China in the West Philippine Sea was not on the agenda of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit here, President Aquino was unable to stay away from it in talks with other regional leaders, according to Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario.

Posted: November 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

VFA didn’t kill Jennifer Laude—DFA

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charles-jose

Amid calls for the abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) maintained that the accord has served the “national interest” of the country.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH, US want VFA to work, not amend it

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delrosario-goldberg

The Philippines and the United States are not amenable to renegotiating the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said on Friday amid angry calls for the revision or abrogation of the bilateral deal following the killing of a transgender Filipino allegedly by a US Marine two weeks ago.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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